Allison Brown is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, and educator living and working in the Twin Cities. She received her MFA in Visual Studies from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota; her BFA in Painting with Art History minor from the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana; and her AA with Studio Arts and Design emphasis from Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri. Fellowships and awards received include the 2015 WorkART Kunstverein Fellowship from the Center for German and European Studies at the University of Minnesota, the MFA Trustees' Scholarship at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and Gold and Silver Pinnacle Awards from the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA). Her work has been exhibited across the Midwest, including the Indiana University Fine Arts Library, the Harrison Center for the Arts, the Garfield Park Arts Center, the Soo Visual Arts Center, and the Soap Factory. Her skills in design and painting have been utilized by Cottey College, the Mooresville Public Library in Mooresville, Indiana, and Music for All, Inc., and her writing has been included in Temporary Art Review and publications from the Women's Caucus for Art.
Photo credit: Rik Sferra.